ARS-IMAGO FE is an ecological and universal black and white film developer. It is an ascorbic acid based, hydroquinone free and easy-mixing solution that combines fine grain and full use of film speed. It produces very sharp negatives enhancing shadow contrast and improving highlights detail. The 1+3 dilution produces an higher sharpness and a better compensating effect especially on high contrast scenes.
• Eco eveloper - hydroquinone free
• Universal developer for any kinf of b&w films
• Good use of film speed
• Fine grain and high sharpness
• Mildly complensating and good results on highlights
PREPARATION: ARS-IMAGO FE ECO FILM DEVELOPER is a con- centrated liquid that can be diluted 1+1 or 1+3. Prepare the working solution with running wa- ter. The volume of required working solution depends on the size and kind of tank and the number of films/spirals in the tank.
TEMPERATUREE: The working solution must be used at 20°C. During the entire development process, includ- ing stop bath, fixing bath and final rinse, the tem - perature must be kept as constant as possible.
AGITATION: Recommended agitation for tank development: continue for the first 30 seconds, two inversions every 30 seconds for the remaining develop- ment time.
DEVELOPING TIMES: These times of development are suitable to achieve an excellent tonal range. Look at the development table.
CAPACITY AND STORAGE LIFE: The diluted 1+1 solution can develop up to 15 films. The development time has to be in - creased by 15% every 3 films. The working solution can be stored for 4 months (fully filled container) or 2 months (partially filled container. The one shot solution has to be discarded after use.